Is this for free. Bc. So the case was i sold my car then the buyer issued a bouncing cheque now they retrieved my car

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Customer: so the case was i sold my car then the buyer issued a bouncing cheque now they retrieved my car but the buyer already registered it under his name
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Customer: so the rcmp said i need to have the buyer sign a transfer form but the buyer is not cooperating so my car is impounded
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Hello and Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is***** will be working on your question today and I am looking forward to our conversation.

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I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

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Debra, Expert

Are the police charging him?

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No the police said we cant force him to sign if he doesnt want to
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But he was texting me that he is giving authorization to transfer
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Yes. I was just doing a bit of research. Please hold on a couple more minutes.

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Ok
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Debra, Expert

The text isn't good enough. He's going to have to sign the transfer or else you're going to have to get a court order. So tell him that you will be suing him if he doesn't sign the document over immediately. It is not extortion to threaten a civil lawsuit.

I know the police can't force him to sign but the police can tell him that it will do better for him if he shows remorse and makes restitution. He is making restitution when he signs over the car to you. You can say to him you are sure if he does this then it is making restitution and the offence will be considered less serious.

Does that help?

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what should i do? I asked him that if he wants to’ he can just drop the sign form somewhere
But he just keeps on stalling that he have the form
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How long will it take if i will get court order and will it cost me?
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The police said he have 4 cases of fraud here in my town
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It will take you a long time to get the court order. That's the fear. You should tell him that you're going to sue him for all of the impound costs.

Ask the police to help you out and to tell him that if he makes restitution the sentence will be less and so he should just sign the form.

Customer
Ok i will talk to the police tomorrow
Customer
But for example that its electronic, he send me a signed transfer form will icbc accept it?
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It doesn't make sense that they're going to let you suffer and have that car impounded when they know that you own the car. They should be helping you out without a doubt.

I don't know for sure but I would hope that they would. It's just hard to know because of COVID.

Customer
Because they cant locate him they just recovered the car and the buyer was replying to me
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Debra, Expert

I see. That's very unfortunate.

He is hiding out so he doesn't want to sign the form. I missed that.

Customer
But he said tomorrow he will give me the form but i dont know if thats for real
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Debra, Expert

I sure hope it is. But I bet he's afraid to meet you somewhere. You could ask him to leave it at some public place where you could get it I suppose. It sounds more like a spy movie but maybe that's what you should do.

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